Jon Haadsma, '19, Reflects on Taking a Swing in the Big Leagues

Jon Haadsma, Albion College Class of 2019
While running for the men's track and field team is one of his main activities at Albion College, Jon Haadsma, '19, has dreamed of a job working in the front office of a Major League Baseball team since growing up in Battle Creek. Last fall, the accounting and history major may have reached first base in realizing that dream when he interned with the Philadelphia Phillies as part of his experience with The Philadelphia Center.

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Equestrian, Skiing Prove Double the Fun for Maddie Darby, '20

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Maddie Darby, ’20, can’t even remember a time when she wasn’t on skis. Or on a horse. “I’ve always enjoyed it and I like them both for different reasons,” she said. “When I’m riding, I’m usually working toward a competition. When I’m skiing, I’m just relaxing, going down a hill and having a good time.” They may seem like separate and mutually exclusive activities that require very different skills, but not for Darby. To her, there is not one without the other.

Albion Partners with Google to Expand Educational Reach

Google Jamboard in an Albion College classroom
A handful of students from Albion College, as well as from Alma College and Calvin College, are on the cutting edge of education through a new pilot program that partners with tech giant Google, furniture maker Steelcase and the Michigan Colleges Alliance.

Michael Williams, '78, Sets Challenge to 'Do Something' at 2018 MLK Convocation

Michael Williams, Albion College Class of 1978
Michael Williams, '78, is a funny guy, with the great gift of using humor to drill into uncomfortable subjects. The former mayor of Albion and current Albion College trustee celebrated and challenged what makes this community great during the 2018 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation and Community Celebration, held January 29 at the downtown Bohm Theatre.

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